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Individual Development Plan (IDP) https: //actnow. army. mil/wikis/home? lang=en-us 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Log into Army Career Tracker (ACT) https: //actnow. army. mil/ using your CAC and signature certificates. 1. Under Home or Track select your supervisor. 2. If you cannot select your supervisor or if your information is incorrect, then see Human Resources for help. Select Plan. 1. Goals Management is where goals from old IDPs and goals you select in PDM are hung. 2. Career Path Builder is a timeline to help visually look at the training and tasks. 3. Course Search is a way of finding (funded or fundable) classes for Army development. Still need to check to ensure DRE CEUs. 4. Duty Position Search is like USA Jobs but as a wish list. 5. File Sharing is for working together with others. Professional Development Model (PDM) which is like a wish list for goals. Goals are suggested based on your PD. 1. You can “shop” in PDM at anytime without changing your IDP. 2. The goals will appear in IDP when you click “IDP Goal” or add when in IDP. 3. There are two types of goals that can be added to an IDP: Personal Goals, and Professional Goals. 1. Personal Goals are more free-form, and can be anything from obtaining a degree to running the Army 10 Miler. 2. Professional Goals are more structured and are from Leader or Mentor recommendations or from your PDM. To create a Personal Goal, click CREATE PERSONAL GOAL at the bottom of the IDP page. 1. A popup window appears containing multiple fields to fill out. 2. Enter a TARGET COMPLETION DATE, IDP GOAL TYPE, and SUBJECT. 3. Leave the ACTUAL COMPLETION DATE blank for now – you can fill it in when your goal has been completed by using the functions available in Goals Management. 4. Make sure to check the IDP Goal checkbox in the Goal popup window in order to have access to your IDP goal when editing your IDP itself. Add an ASSOCIATED COST, if applicable. Civilian users have the option to add an ASSOCIATED COURSE/CLASS. Click on this button if you would like to associate a course, and then select the course from the available options. Finally, click SUBMIT to create your Personal Goal. Select the INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN (IDP) option under the Plan drop down menu. 1. If you have not already submitted an IDP, or if you do not have an IDP in Pending Status, click on CREATE NEW IDP. 2. Select the START DATE and END DATE using the calendar functionality. You can select any length of time, but a year is normal. 3. Click SAVE to create and save your IDP draft, and then click EDIT to continue with the details. Adding a Professional Goal is similar to creating a Personal Goal, with one major difference – clicking on the CREATE PROFESSIONAL GOAL button on ACT’s IDP page directs you to your PDM. 1. Navigate through the PDM offerings until you find a desired goal, and click CREATE PROFESSIONAL GOAL on the PDM page. This opens a popup similar to the one used to create a Personal Goal. 2. Again, make sure to fill out the required areas, such as TARGET COMPLETION DATE, IDP GOAL TYPE, and SUBJECT. Check the IDP GOAL check box to make sure that it is available on your IDP. 3. Track Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) by entering in the appropriate number of points associated with the Professional Goal. You may also associate a course with a Professional Goal in the same way you would with a Personal Goal. 4. When you “Associate a Course/Class” the ALMS/ATRRS normally are paid for by Army central fund. 5. To add Army DRE Training, click “Manually Create Goal. ” The actual IDP page in ACT is divided into two sections: Current Goal, and IDP. 1. Current Goals can be thought of as a holding area for any goals that you marked for your IDP by clicking the checkbox when the goal was created. 2. To add a goal from Current Goals to your IDP, click the checkbox next to the goal in Current Goals, and then click the ADD GOAL TO IDP button. The page automatically refreshes and displays the goal in the IDP section of the page. All goals added to the IDP appear in the Short Term Goals category by default. 1. In order to change them to Long Term Goals, click the checkboxes next to any goals you would like to switch, and click SWITCH GOAL TERM in the Current Goals section of the page. 2. This also works if you would like to select Long Term goals and switch them to Short Term; however, you cannot perform Short and Long Term switches simultaneously. First, switch all of your Short Term Goals, and then switch Long Term goals for best results. As you build IDP, click SAVE occasionally so that ACT does not time out on you. Click EDIT to work more. Click UPDATE to save changes. When you have successfully entered all of your goals into your IDP, you may click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the IDP section of the page in order to submit the IDP to your Leader. 1. Once the IDP is in the Leader’s hands, you are not allowed to make further changes. 2. Your Leader reviews IDP and sees if the goals are appropriate and attainable for the IDP’s time range. 3. To do this, Leaders navigate to the IDP section under the Lead & Manage primary navigation field. 4. Leaders also receive a Reminder notification if a Subordinate has submitted an IDP for review. 5. If your Leader agrees with your goals on your IDP, he or she clicks APPROVE. 6. If your Leader does not agree with the goals listed on your IDP, he or she can recommend additional goals by clicking ADD GOALS, or CREATE RECOMMENDATION. After this, the Leader fills out the following information: 7. When the Leader has finished, he or she clicks SEND TO SUBORDINATE. 8. If the Leader wishes to reject your IDP, he or she clicks REJECT, fills out the notes section to alert you as to why your IDP has been rejected, and then clicks CONFIRM. If your IDP has been approved, you receive a notification. If your IDP has been rejected, you must go back to the IDP page in ACT, create a new one, and re-submit it to your Leader. 1. If your Leader suggests changes, the IDP is returned to you. When the IDP is returned, your Leader’s changes are highlighted. You have two choices: ACCEPT the IDP change by clicking on the checkmark, or REJECT the IDP change by clicking on the X. 2. When you have accepted or rejected your Leader’s suggestions, click PROCESS CHANGES to send the IDP back to your Leader for re-approval. At this point, the approval process restarts, creating a dialogue between with your Leader until you can both on an